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Laura Fraembs’ Legacy Is One Of Hard Work And Journalistic Integrity

March 31st, 2020

Laura Fraembs wasn’t well-known to the general public outside of local media circles. She wasn’t on TV, or radio, and her picture rarely appeared in the newspapers for which she’d worked since 1981, The Dispatch and Rock Island Argus, and then the Quad City Times. In fact, she hated attention and shied away from the spotlight. But Fraembs’ legacy of integrity and veracity, absolutely spartan work ethic, and dedication to the principles of journalism, made her a true star of local media and an irreplaceable part of the newspapers. I was very sad to hear about her passing... Read More

Jonathan Turner Joins The QuadCities.com Team!

March 16th, 2020

QuadCities.com, your top-ranked website for fun, free, local entertainment and features, is happy to announce Jonathan Turner has joined our team! Jonathan has been covering the local arts scene for 25 years, for the Dispatch/Argus and Times, and we’re very pleased to have him as part of the premier entertainment media spot in the Quad-Cities. Jonathan will cover local theater, review area concerts and theater, and offer commentary and reporting on the local arts scene. Jonathan joins an awesome squad of creators including Tess Mahalla Abney, Tristan Tapscott, Connie Corcoran Wilson, yours... Read More

Bix Ready To Race Into Q-C

July 27th, 2017

Since 1975, runners have traveled from all over the world to the Quad Cities for a one of a kind race event. The Bix 7 brings the most elite talent to downtown Davenport for one weekend, every July. That weekend is officially upon us, once again. It’s time for some Bix 7 fun! The Running Wild Sports and Fitness Expo will be in full-swing on Thursday July 28 from 5-9 p.m. and Friday July 29 from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. The expo is a two-day event featuring vendors from the health, wellness and fitness industry including running apparel and gear, nutritional products and injury prevention. There is no... Read More

Dads Are Invited To Ride The River With Families Sunday

June 16th, 2016

Fatherhood is a metaphorical journey of endless amazement and discovery, and for hundreds of area Dads it can be a key component of a literal odyssey as well during Sunday’s 32st Annual Ride the River. Dads and their families looking for a fun and active way to spend Father’s Day are invited to check out the event from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Beginning at the Quad City Times’ offices in downtown Davenport and traversing Rock Island, Moline, East Moline, Port Byron, Cordova, Hampton and Davenport, the 20-mile charity bicycle jaunt is expected to draw over 1,000 riders. New this year are... Read More

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